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Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates for the bike trade

TfL, Lewisham Council open new section of cycle route in Deptford

Transport for London (TfL) and Lewisham Council have opened a new section of cycleway on Evelyn Street in Deptford. The work has created: – 1.4km of two-way protected cycle track, keeping people cycling separated from motor traffic – New pedestrian crossings at Gosterwood Street and Grinstead Road, which will make walking …

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Nominations now open for the annual Celebration of Bikeability awards

Bikeability is on the lookout for ‘cycling superstars’ ahead of the annual Celebration of Bikeability Day, and nominations are now open. Returning for its second year on 11th November 2022, Celebration of Bikeability Day honours all the children who have completed Bikeability, and the people who have supported them. There …

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E-bike brand Mycle partners with Ecologi for tree planting scheme

British e-bike brand Mycle has announced an ongoing partnership with Ecologi, a platform for climate action. The collaboration ensures that a tree is planted for every order placed on the Mycle webshop, with over 1,700 trees having been planted already. Mycle said working with Ecologi is a ‘significant’ step on …

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Brompton reimagines petrol station in central London for this year’s World Car Free Day

Brompton has reimagined a dilapidated petrol station in central London for World Car Free Day 2022, taking place today, 22nd September. The petrol station features test ride and track facilities for both standard and electric Bromptons, a Brompton Bike Hire dock, a consultation station with ‘Possible’ (a Brompton partner inspiring …

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World Car Free Day: ‘Our cities can be transformed if we think about transport differently’

European micromobility operator Dott has created a series of visuals showing how Europe’s capital cities could be reimagined with a focus on people rather than cars. The designs are intended to create discussion and inspire a future where city centres are unlocked from the congestion and pollution of private cars. …

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British Cycling revises guidance for riding during Queen’s funeral following backlash

British Cycling has revised its guidance for cycling events and activities during Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral next Monday, 19th September. The organisation had previously recommended that anybody out riding their bike on the day of the State Funeral does so outside of the timings of the funeral service and associated …

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LEVA-EU and Stromer launch speed pedelec white paper to raise awareness about their use

LEVA-EU and Stromer have launched a speed pedelec white paper, to use as a basis for discussion with local authorities, as well as with European authorities. The white paper provides information about the use of S-pedelecs with concrete cases and figures. Examples of countries leading the way in sustainable solutions …

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Micromobility provider Beryl launches new e-bike share scheme in Cornwall

Micromobility provider Beryl and Cornwall Council have launched the first part of their new e-bike share scheme in Falmouth. A new fleet of 50 e-bikes will be available to hire across the town via the Beryl app from 12th September. The e-bikes can be hired from and returned to 20 …

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Three cycling schemes in London introduced during pandemic to be made permanent, TfL announces

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it will be making three cycling schemes introduced during the pandemic permanent, following public consultations. During the pandemic, TfL worked with councils to make it easier for people to walk and cycle safely across the capital. Many of these schemes have since been …

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Huddersfield Narrow Canal towpath reopens offering improved walking and cycling access

Improved walking and cycling access along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal towpath was officially opened by the Mayor of West Yorkshire Tracy Brabin on Saturday 3rd September. The scheme is part of a £2.7 million investment to boost access on two West Yorkshire canals, which involved improvement works between Milnsbridge and …

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